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2014-07-01 23:13:14

New Instrument ideal for both industrial and medical applications Farmingdale, New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Leading Biomedical and Industrial test instrument manufacturer Netech announces the latest addition to their line of Digital Pressure and Vacuum Meters, the DigiMano 2500, with a number of new advanced features. Available in either Gauge or Differential models, with pressure ranges from 2 to 200 PSI, this precision instrument serves a variety of industrial process control and...

2014-07-01 23:11:07

Partnership extends research-based professional development for whole-school improvement focused on needs of ELL students, promising to close achievement gap and improve learning for all students under college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Learning Sciences International announces its new partnership with Dr. Margarita Calderón, an internationally respected authority on ELL education. Dr. Calderón, a Senior Research Scientist and...

2014-07-01 23:03:20

The Capitol Hill Modeling and Simulation Expo – the DC area's largest annual exhibition of computer modeling, simulation, and virtual reality, presented by the National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) in conjunction with the Congressional Modeling and Simulation Caucus – will take place on Capitol Hill on Thursday, July 10, and will feature exhibitors that are using and developing simulation technology in a wide variety of fields. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The...

2014-07-01 23:00:57

The guide will help members achieve fitness goals. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Nutritional health and fitness go hand in hand. It’s important to balance both diet and workouts to ensure a well-rounded fitness plan. Big Al’s Family Fitness is helping their members do just that with the new nutritional guide. The guide includes information on why nutrition is so important for workouts, how protein and carbohydrates fit into a nutrition plan and looks at good versus bad carbs....

2014-07-01 20:22:09

Professionals, Students and Academics from Across the U.S. to Meet on Current and Future Issues of Human Resource Management and Business Psychology LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 34th Annual Industrial Organizational and Organizational Behavioral (IOOB) Conference: Shift Ahead, presented by students from the Los Angeles Campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, at TCSPP's...

2014-07-01 16:27:39

CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few things are more American than baseball, blue jeans and apple pie, just so long as that apple pie isn't frozen. While total retail sales of prepared cakes and pies grew 24% from 2009-14 to reach $11.2 billion, frozen and refrigerated cakes and pies was the only segment to decline (2.4%), as consumers focus on fresh flavors and shift towards viewing pies and cakes as an indulgent snack. In fact, according to new Mintel research, some 41% of...

2014-07-01 12:32:14

POTSDAM, Germany, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) has officially announced that it will be awarding grants for its international Research School to ten young scientists. Beginning in the coming winter semester, the junior researchers will reinforce the team of the Potsdam Research School, which currently consists of 24 members. Suitable candidates who are working towards their PhD or who already hold a doctorate are invited to submit their...

2014-07-01 10:52:58

Duke University Rising middle class wants conservation and is willing to pay for it While inadequate funding has hampered international efforts to conserve biodiversity in tropical forests, a new Duke University-led study finds that people in a growing number of tropical countries may be willing to shoulder more of the costs on their own. "In wealthier developing countries, there has been a significant increase in public demand for conservation, which has not yet been matched by an...

2014-06-30 23:20:46

AllMed webinar provides insight into why leadership and culture matter in peer review as well as ways hospitals can use that information to create environments for effective peer review. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Peer review has long been regarded as an essential component of safe and effective patient care, but the process often suffers due to conflicts of interest, lack of internal expertise and resources, and unclear or inconsistent standards. During a recent AllMed webinar,...

2014-06-30 23:17:30

Designing Digitally, Inc., a full-service, interactive E-Learning, Serious Game, and Simulation development company, has been selected by elearningindustry.com as one of the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies of 2014. Franklin, Ohio (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The CEO of elearningindustry.com, Christopher Pappas, announces the list to inform the industry on top companies. Christopher stated on the website, “The 2014 Top 10 eLearning content development companies were selected...


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Lucia Widow, Palpopleura lucia
2013-07-17 11:23:24

The Lucia widow (Palpopleura lucia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habitat in tropical and subtropical habitats near rivers, swamps, wetlands, lakes, and marshes. The total population number of this species is not known and it is threatened by habitat loss due to drainage modifications and...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Chemistry is a physical science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter. It also deals with the changes that matter undergoes during chemical reactions. It incorporates the studies of various atoms, molecules, crystals and other aggregates which can be combined or isolated and concepts of energy and entropy through which chemical processes occur. Modern chemistry (from the Egyptian kēme, meaning "earth") evolved from alchemy following the chemical revolution...

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  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.